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Environmental and Social Impacts Assessment: A Practical Guide for Indigenous Peoples in Guyana

“Environmental and Social Impact Assessments: A practical guide for Indigenous Peoples in Guyana” was produced as part of a joint project between the Amerindian Peoples Association (Guyana), The North-South Institute (Canada) and the Forest Peoples Programme (UK). It is one of three community guides created under the “Indigenous Perspectives on Consultation and Decision-making about Mining…

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Negotiating Impact and Benefit Agreements: A Practical Guide for Indigenous Peoples in Guyana

“Negotiating Impact and Benefit Agreements: A practical guide for Indigenous Peoples in Guyana” is one of three guides that were produced under a joint project of the Amerindian Peoples Association, The North-South Institute and the Forest Peoples Programme. The project is called “Indigenous Perspectives on Consultation and Decision-making about Mining and Other Natural Resources.” This…

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Annual Report 2010

The annual report for the year 2010. Download PDF

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Chad, the Challenge of Development: Policy Implications of the Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Project

In the prelude to the current scramble for natural resources in Africa, several leading global oil companies and the World Bank (WB) got engaged in 2000 in a large oil extraction and export project in Chad, with a pipeline built across Cameroon to the Atlantic. The revenue management system then adopted by Chad under WB advice, designed to ensure…

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Canadian Development Report 2010

A Global Crisis of Development: Responses and Responsibilities From greater accountability in international institutions to reducing income inequality and persistent poverty, increasing aid effectiveness and promoting gender equality, this year’s CDR report is a must-read for those who want to understand the impact of the crisis on development and hope to draw important lessons for…

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How to Prevent the Next Crisis: Lessons from Countries that Weathered the Storm Better

This policy brief highlights results from the third workshop in The North-South Institute’s Policy Responses to Unfettered Finance (PRUF) project, launched in 2008. Author: Aniket Bhushan Download PDF

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Gender Equality and Trade: Coordinating Compliance Between Regimes

This policy brief focuses on gender equality and trade and coordinating compliance between regimes. Author: Heather Gibbs Download PDF

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The Diaspora Giving Back: Strengthening Health Care Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa

This policy brief focuses on a project of The North-South Institute, in collaboration with the Southern African Network of Nurses and Midwives and the Somerset West Community Health Centre, on diaspora giving back and the strengthening health care systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Download PDF

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Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa: National Stakeholder Engagement Workshops

This narrative report covers five National Stakeholder Engagement Workshops on Domestic Resource Mobilization organized by The NorthSouth Institute in collaboration with the Banque de la Republique du Burundi in Bujumbura; the Prime Minister’s Office in Cameroon; the Department for International Development country office in Ethiopia; the Tanzania Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance, Uganda….

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It’s Our Turn to Rule: The 30% Gender Quota Campaign in Sierra Leone

This paper reviews the 30% Gender Quote Campaign in Sierra Leone. Author: Aisha Fofana Ibrahim, NSI Helleiner Visiting Fellow 2009-2010 Download PDF

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